This book by Dr. Ahmed Sakr discusses who is Prophet Muhammad, what was he like, and how was his conduct like. Get to know him very close. A great book.
- Publisher: Foundation for Islamic Knowledge.
- Language: English
- Paperback: 374 pages
About Dr. Ahmed Sakr
Dr. Ahmad H Sakr was born in Beirut, Lebanon. He received his academic education at the American University in Beirut and the University of Illinois where he got his Ph.D. While in Lebanon, he got his Islamic education through tutoring from the late Grand Mufti of Lebanon as well as from a large number of Muslim scholars from neighboring countries. He served as Director of the Islamic Center of Beirut.
While studying in America, he was a founding member and president of the Muslim Students’ Association of the U.S.A and Canada, currently known as the Islamic Society of North America (or ISNA), a mother organization in North America. Dr. Sakr was also a founding member of the World Council of Mosques whose headquarters is in Makkah. He was the first director and representative of the Muslim World League to the U.N.
Furthermore, Dr. Sakr was an educator and has taught in several universities. In 1973, he was selected as an Outstanding Educator of America. He was also an administrator and has served in numerous capacities at various American universities, the last of which was the Acting President of the American Islamic College in Chicago. In 1976/1977 he was selected as a Community Leader and a Noteworthy American.
Dr. Sakr has appeared on ABC’s Nightline as well as the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC). In addition, he has made numerous radio and television appearances. He has also organized and coordinated many national and international conferences. Additionally, he was a well-known writer and has written a series of books and booklets on Islam, food, health, behavior, terrorism, fundamentalism, Khutab, and orations. At last count, he had written over fifty-six (56) books and booklets not counting the innumerable articles he has authored and published.
Dr. Sakr's approach was to build a bridge of understanding through commonalities with Muslims and non-Muslims. The latest visit was to the Vatican in Italy where he participated in a Dialogue with the Bishops, Cardinals, and the Pope.